Corporate
Graphic Design Assistant
New York, NY
Posted September 11, 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:    Graphic Design Assistant 
Department:    Design, Graphic Design 
Reports To:    Director of Graphic Design 

Purpose and Scope
We are looking for an entry-level Graphic Design Assistant to work closely with the Director of Graphic Design to create eye-catching graphics and engaging graphic designs. 

Job Responsibilities
•    Handle graphic design projects from initial conception to final production 
•    Execute conceptual ideas aligned with Brand aesthetics and DNA
•    Interpret and transform concepts and ideas into descriptive visual materials 
•    Plans design concepts by studying the company’s information and materials
•    Liaise closely with cross-functional team members and departments to execute key projects within specified timelines 
•    Assist with asset management and organization of digital materials on shared network drive
•    Perform research on competitors and market trends
•    Prepare files and approve proofs and other progress materials
•    Provide office support and oversee office functions and workflow as required

Position Requirements
•    Proficient with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office
•    Exhibit outstanding design skills; portfolio should show excellent use of image composition and color
•    Must have outstanding organizational skills and work very well in a team environment while being able to perform duties independently
•    Ability to manage multiple projects and work quickly without sacrificing quality in a deadline-driven environment
•    Understanding of the various file formats used for digital materials

Education and Training
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Illustration, and/or Art

Experience
•    At least 1-2 years of experience preferred 

Applications Instructions
You must submit a digital portfolio along with your resume for serious consideration; portfolio samples should be reflective of the responsibilities and tasks described above.  Resumes and portfolios samples may be submitted to careers@johnvarvatos.com.

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